A&E Doctor

Job Ref: MH-A&EDr/HQ02O6GS
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Accident and Emergency
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 19 November 2021
  • London, UK London London GBR NW3 2QG
  • Lindsey Grey
  • Competitive
  • ANNUM
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Client Name: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Role: A&E Doctor

Rates:

Shifts: Various

Location: Royal Free Hospital

Benefits:

  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and well-being and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A dedicated placement officer
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Hundreds of new shifts available every day
  • Long term jobs and short shifts available
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service, we're available when you need us

Working flexible shifts at Royal Free Hospital, you will be based in an Accident and Emergency department, at the forefront of the action and working in a busy and demanding environment. In the role of A&E Doctor you will deal with members of the public who have been brought to hospital with traumatic injuries, acute illnesses or life-threatening conditions which need to be assessed and treated with urgency.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as an A&E Doctor, you will have:

  • Good all-round medical knowledge
  • Assertiveness and decisiveness
  • Quick thinking
  • Composed, particularly when under pressure
  • The ability to keep others calm in challenging circumstances
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • The ability to work efficiently, effectively and as part of a team
  • The ability to work within tight time constraints
  • Good at prioritising differing patient needs
  • Confident in giving instructions to others
  • Empathy and a great 'bedside manner'
  • Resilience, stamina, and the ability to work long shifts
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good administrative ability
  • Great organisation skills
  • Confidence to administer emergency and life-saving treatment
  • A genuine passion for caring for others and changing lives

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As an Accident & Emergency Doctor with Royal Free Hospital you will:

  • Examine and assess patients as they enter A&E
  • Be able to make diagnoses confidently and accurately from a wide range of symptoms
  • Prescribe appropriate courses of action for a wide range of conditions, diseases and injuries that require urgent medical attention
  • Be an effective communicator to clearly correspond with other colleagues including medical, admin or other support staff
  • Provide medical and emotional support to patients and those accompanying them to A&E
  • Administer a wide scope of emergency procedures including pain relief, resuscitation, defibrillation, tracheostomy, blood tests, drug overdose treatments, and many more
  • Arrange referrals to other departments or specialists as required
  • Make decisions that maximise patient survival rates and aid recovery
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also know when to seek second opinions from other doctors/specialists
  • Report patients you consider to be at risk to the appropriate authorities
  • Promote health and well-being best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your hospital
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC
  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • A full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Skills focus

If you thrive in a challenging yet exciting environment and do not shy away from highly stressful situations, then a career as an A&E Doctor could be perfect for you. We are keen to speak with people who can not only display outstanding medical proficiency but also possess a genuine desire to help others and save lives. Apply today.

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